Attributed to the Polyteleia Painter
Date: ca. 630–615 B.C.
Culture: Greek, Corinthian
Medium: Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions: H. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm); diameter 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Credit Line: The Bothmer Purchase Fund and Louis V. Bell Fund, 1997
Accession Number: 1997.36
The finest vases from the region of Corinth are generally datable to the seventh century B.C. This dinos, a bowl for the wine diluted with water that was consumed at symposia, is decorated in two zones with large-scale animals. Above, panthers and sphinxes, and below are goats and lions between sphinxes.